Letters: Third House

Sirs:

In TIME, May 16, in your article headed "Locusts," you quote the President of the U. S. as saying that the halls of Congress were ''haunted by a locust swarm of lobbyists" and then TIME remarks, ". . . active and successful lobbies which pay their legislative agents $10,000 or so per year to secure Congressional favors include the following. . . . Motorists. The American Automobile Association, whose special pleader is Alexander E. Johnson, failed to block a Senate increase in the automobile tax."

This Association employs no legislative agent, never has employed one to my knowledge, has no such man...

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